In 2009, Lightning Tools decided to take one of its best-selling products, a desktop application, and put it
into the browser as an application page in SharePoint—which turned out to be quite a challenge. When
we were looking at technologies to use, jQuery stood out as something that could be really helpful.
We spent a lot of time trying to understand how to make SharePoint and jQuery work together
initially, and then we started to learn what jQuery actually could do. Finding the information we needed
was often a struggle (not as many blogs on the topic were available at the time), but ultimately we
successfully created our product.
I learned so much about jQuery that I jumped at the chance to talk about SharePoint and jQuery
when the opportunity arose to speak about them at SPTechCon. I knew that so many people have
needed, and will continue to need, to create a client-side solution in SharePoint using jQuery, and I
wanted to share the benefit of my experience. In my talk I tried to communicate where to start and how
to explore what SharePoint with jQuery can do—and the feedback from the full room at SPTechCon was
When I was approached by Jonathan Hassell to write this book at SPTechCon in Boston in 2011, I
leapt at the chance. I wanted to write the book that I really could have used when I first started. I hope
your experience with this book is like learning to ride a bike: taking you from your first time in the seat
and getting acquainted with the controls to doing a lap around the neighborhood without training
Color Constancy (The Wiley-IS&T Series in Imaging Science and Technology) A human observer is able to recognize the color of objects irrespective of the light used to illuminate the objects. This ability is called color constancy. In photography, color constancy is known under the name white balance. Most amateur photographers have probably experienced the following problem at one time or another when a photograph is... Hacker Linux Uncovered Concentrating on Linux installation, tuning, and administration, this guide to protecting systems from security attacks demonstrates how to install Linux so that it is tuned for the highest security and best performance, how to scan the network and encrypt the traffic for securing all private traffics in a public network, and how to monitor and log... Dreamweaver MX 2004: The Missing Manual Dreamweaver MX 2004: The Missing Manual enables both first-time and experienced web designers to bring stunning, interactive web sites to life. What sets this new edition apart is the crystal-clear writing, welcome humor, and exclusive features. With over 500 illustrations, a handcrafted index, and the clarity...
Apache: the Definitive Guide (With CD-ROM) Apache: The Definitive Guide is principally about the Apache web server software.
We explain what a web server is and how it works, but our assumption is that
most of our readers have used the World Wide Web and understand in practical
terms how it works, and that they are now thinking about running their own servers
SQL Server MVP Deep Dives
This is not an ordinary SQL Server Book. SQL Server MVP Deep Dives brings together the world's most highly-regarded SQL Server experts to create a masterful collection of tips, techniques, and experience-driven best practices for SQL Server development and administration. These SQL Server MVPs-53 in all-each selected a topic of...
Managing NFS and NIS, 2nd Edition A modern computer system that's not part of a network is even more of an anomaly today than it was when we published the first edition of this book in 1991. But however widespread networks have become, managing a network and getting it to perform well can still be a problem.
Managing NFS and NIS, in a new edition based on Solaris 8,...